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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Just what makes these homes so smart?

"Imagine control of every aspect of your home -- from anywhere at any time. Having control of your lighting, security systems,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Police Department honors Officer Cole

A special graveside memorial service was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. to honor former Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mistaken ID in Mountain View bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by REAL TALK, on May 15, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 11 comments | 1251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate day of vehicle window smashes

Thieves struck with efficiency on Wednesday, Sept. 25, after smashing car windows on more than 15 vehicles during a series...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 28, 2013 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1251 Views

SPORTS

Paly-Menlo battle to a tie; SHP girls win WBAL opener

Thursday's prep soccer Menlo School won the first half and Palo Alto the second, but neither team came away with a victory...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly parent, on Dec 19, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wealthy plutocrats

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, two of the richest men in America who have quietly given more than a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 15, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>FEELING THE HEAT ... </B>Palo Alto firefighters took part in an unusual rescue operation last week after they learned...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by animal lover, on Dec 7, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with putting trash cans in bike lanes?

The trash pickup day in our neighborhood happens to be today, Tuesday. I happened to be driving home today at a time when...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 19, 2011 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Community Center's future still up in the air

Palo Alto's city and school officials agree that the sprawling, run-down Cubberley Community Center in south Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Robber stops at Starbucks, gets nabbed

Mountain View police arrested a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they allege he had robbed about a half hour earlier. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by scot, on Jun 20, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 9 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1250 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paul C. Roberts' article called "Truth is Offensive"

Have you seen the article by Paul Craig Roberts at http://www.infowars.com/truth-is-offensive.com infowars.com/truth-is-offensive.com...

Original post made by food for thought on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by father of ronnynomics, on May 7, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 5 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1250 Views
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